Converting Cisco lightweight access point to autonomous.
Posted on 2010-09-21
Hello all, I'm new here...
I have a Cisco AIR-LAP1131G-A-K9 (actually 8 of them). I purchased them by accident. We don't have a WLC nor do we intend to purchase one. I thought about sending them back (I opened one so I couldn't send it back). I did some research and was successful in loading an autonomous IOS image on it.
Everything seems to be working fine on it. I can get into the web GUI and configure it. I have a console window up as well and whenever I change things in the GUI the console shows what it's doing and everything looks normal.
My question is, will this AP work like a factory autonomous AP or will I experience issues with it? From what I read it appears that the hardware is the same it's just the software. If that's the case I should be safe. I just don't want to open up the other 7 APs and load IOS on them if it's going to give me issues later on. From my testing it seems to be working great but any input on someone who has experience with this would be great.